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By Elizabeth P. Archibald

Need to know easy methods to backyard with lobsters? the way to sober up? develop a beard? or just how you can make an ideal omelet? glance no extra. relatively, glance backward.

Based at the well known web publication, Ask the Past is stuffed with the knowledge of the ages--as good because the fad diets, zany pickup strains, and bacon Band-Aids of the a long time. Drawn from centuries of vintage texts via historian and bibliophile Elizabeth P. Archibald, Ask the Past bargains a pleasant array of recommendation either clever and weird.

Whether it's eighteenth-century bedbug recommendation (sprinkle mattress with gunpowder and enable smolder), funds model assistance of the center a while (save at the outfits, splurge at the handbag) or a sixteenth-century primer on seduction (hint: do no cross gas), Ask the Past is a wildly wonderful advisor to lifestyles from the folk who lived it first.

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In the next instant Libby was in the moonlight again, swimming toward Logan until she could touch bottom. His eyes followed her when she slowly waded toward the steps, her enticing form becoming more 49 It’s All In The Jeans visible with every step she took. He’d already seen her naked, so Logan wasn’t expecting much could top that. How wrong he was. Libby’s curves outlined in the brief bikini whet his appetite more than he would have thought possible. The little scraps of nothing only covered what it needed to.

Libby was thankful for his assumption, feeling the heat of embarrassment crawl up her neck. “Ah, yes. ” Oh Lord! She might as well have come right out and told him it was his aftershave. She sensed him looking her way but ignored him, focusing instead on the scenery they passed. Not that she could see all that much. Libby soon found out that cart patrol consisted of driving up and down each road at a snail’s pace, much to her dismay. Once in a while, just to make things a little more exciting, she aimed her flashlight between the darkened spaces between each house as if searching for anything suspicious.

I didn’t need rescuing,” Libby insisted, her glance daring him to rebuke her. But Logan had already heard enough to realize that her grandmother had set him up. The question was, why? He smiled at Margaret anyway, never one to question the actions behind someone old enough to know better. “It was my pleasure, Margaret. ” Libby’s mouth fell open and someone chuckled. The small crowd started to disperse now that the excitement was over. Logan had been staying with his grandfather long enough to know that anything out of the norm was considered thrilling and thus worthy of careful consideration.

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